The SNS Community Staying Connected
Thursday, 3/10 - TODAY!
Terra Nova Testing
Art Club - 3-4:30pm
Play Practice - 3-5pm
Adoration - 8am-8pm (Holy Hour 7-8pm)

Friday, 3/11 - TOMORROW!
Terra Nova Testing
Stations of the Cross - 2pm

Monday, 3/14
Cooking with a Cause Club - 3-4pm
Irish Dance - 3-4pm
SNS Advisory Board Meeting - 7pm

Tuesday, 3/15
Report Cards Available Online
Irish Dance Show - 8:15-9:15am
Play Practice - 3-5pm

Thursday, 3/17
St. Patrick's Dress Down Day - Show Your Irish Spirit!
Art Club - 3-4:30pm
Play Practice - 3-5pm
Adoration - 8am-8pm (Holy Hour 7-8pm)

Friday, 3/18
School Holiday - No School!


Monday, 3/21
Cooking with a Cause Club - 3-4pm

Tuesday, 3/22
Play Practice - 3-5pm
Upper School Info Night for 3rd/4th Parents - 7pm

Thursday, 3/24
Universal 7th Grade Archdiocesan HS Visit Day
Art Club - 3-4:30pm
Play Practice - 3-5pm
Adoration - 8am-8pm (Holy Hour 7-8pm)


Saturday, 4/2
Princess Ball - See details below!

Saturday, 4/9
WIzard of Oz Play - 3pm and 6pm

Friday, 4/22
Mother/Son Baseball @ the Reading Phillies

Friday, 5/6
Piano Recitals @ Sts. Philip and James - 5, 6:15, and 7:30pm

Saturday, 5/14 - SAVE THE DATE!
Spring School Fundraiser
Book your sitters now! See details below!

Stations of the Cross
On Fridays during Lent, the students will attend Stations of the Cross at 2:00 PM. The 8th graders will lead the stations in prayer and song. Family members, parishioners and friends are invited to join us on "The Way of the Cross." The photos below are from Stations of the Cross on Friday, 3/4.
Introduction to Upper School Meeting
Digital invitations are being sent out to all 3rd and 4th grade parents for an Introduction to Upper School Meeting. This will be held Tuesday, 3/22 at 7pm in school. Come and learn more about what the Upper School offers our kids as they prepare in the important pre-high school years. This will be an overview of the grades and what makes upper school different from lower school. Also the success via high school admission, scholarships, and college admissions of our graduates.  Any questions about this evening please contact Lara Ciesinski at laraciesinski@gmail.com or Maura Goll at gollfamily08@gmail.com

Help for the 8th Grade!
The 8th Grade traditionally holds fundraisers for the whole school to participate in. These fundraisers help defer costs for their 100 days until graduation celebration, the Graduation Dinner, and the class gift to the school which this year will be a refillable water station.

Please help the 8th grade with the following fundraisers:

Monday, 3/14 - Sarris Easter Candy Sale - Watch your inbox coming your way!
Friday, April 22 - Dress Down Day - with a donation
The 8th grade had such a successful dress-down day fundraiser on Friday, 3/4 they wanted to send out a giant THANK YOU to all! The Class of 2022 sends special thanks to everyone who participated. They raised $1245.47! Thank you to all of the SNS families for their generosity!
Wawa Shorti Hoagie Coupons are perfect to use for lunches, dinners on the go, or on game days. All proceeds benefit the 8th grade and are always available!
Click HERE for an order form.
April Lunch Menu
Please return menus by Tuesday, 3/15 to Ms. Myers
Let's Play Ball!
The Mother/Son Reading Phillies event is back! Take your son(s) and watch the Fightin' Phils play at Energy Stadium in Reading, on Friday, April 22nd. The SNS boys will carry out the flag for the National Anthem. One lucky boy will have his name pulled to throw out the first pitch. Tickets are $30 each which includes the barbeque buffet from 6:00-8:30. New Bulldogs at the Park tee shirts are available to order. Use this form to order your tickets and tee shirt.
St. Norbert School Annual "Princess Ball"
Saturday, 4/2 - 7-9:30pm - SNS School Gym
Please join us for a fun-filled evening with a DJ, dancing, refreshments, and keepsake photographs! Click here for the form to register. Cost is $25 per family. For more information or questions, please contact Patti Ciprietti (pciprietti@gmail.com).
Note: Dress is formal for the Princess Ball, but please order a Princess Ball t-shirt which can be worn as spirit wear or as part of the gym uniform! Order t-shirts here.

Order Your Yearbooks NOW - by
Thursday, 3/17

Order your yearbooks now!
$40 by check or cash.

We are always Growing In Gratitude, the St. Norbert School 2021-22 Annual Fundraising Campaign. To keep posted on the status of the campaign, visit the website link: https://school.stnorbert.org/ways-to-give/annual-fund/ and share with your friends and family. Many thanks for your continued consideration and thoughtfulness! Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Hennessy or Carolina DiGiorgio, Development, at cdigiorgio@stnorbert.org.

Please select St. Norbert Catholic School in Paoli, PA as your designated non-profit for Amazon Smile - and SNS will receive a portion of Amazon sales! If you need help, please contact Carolina DiGiorgio cdigiorgio@stnorbert.org
Ladies Night Out
Last Friday, 3/4, forty moms and teachers enjoyed a Ladies Night Out in the PAC. Each lady made a succulent plant arrangement to take home with them while having great conversations with friends. Raffle baskets and 50/50 chances were available for purchase. Special thanks to Nicolette Kelly, Courtney Miron, Lara Ciesinski, and Beth Dixon for planning the evening. A fun night was had by all!
Saturday, 4/2
Princess Ball

Friday, 4/22
Mother/Son Baseball @ the Reading Phillies

Saturday, 5/14 - SAVE THE DATE!
Spring School Fundraiser
Book your sitters now!
Early Bird Pricing is live for the Spring Fundraiser! Get your tickets now to save $10 per ticket. Please see the flyers that went home from school this week or click here to download. Accepting both cash and check payment now. Credit card payments will be set up soon, and the link will be sent out to those that prefer that payment.
Our team is starting to gather auction items for our beer garden event. These items will be available through a silent and live auction that evening. Do you possibly have an item to donate? Some items we are looking for are: any gift cards (restaurants, stores, etc), Phillies or Eagles tickets, rounds of golf at any local clubs, electronics, any weekend trips to a vacation home or hotel, or unopened beer or liquor. We will also have sponsorships available for teacher tickets, bar items, and SNS beer steins! Please email laraciesinski@gmail.com if you have any items for us. We also have an Amazon wish list if you would prefer to purchase something from there to donate for an auction item.  
Looking forward to seeing everyone in May!  
Track and Field
Sign-ups are now open. To Register click here. Please click here for a document with helpful information about the track season.
Alumni Champs!
The St. Norbert High School JV basketball team won the Archdiocesan championship on Sunday. The following players were alumni of St. Norbert School: James. W., Nick W, Chris P., Luke W., Liam F., Charlie L., Will P. , Alex R., Sean M. and Jacob N.  Congratulations to our high school Bulldogs!
Berwyn Paoli Area Little League

Spring Registration for BPALL is now open. Practices start mid-March and games will be April through June. Please see the flyer here for more information!

Science Explorers

It is time to start signing up for the Crime Stoppers Capers that starts March 30th.

Click here for the registration form!
Archdiocesan High School Visitation Day - 7th Graders
Thursday, 3/24 - 8:30am-2:15pm
The Universal Visitation Day for the Archdiocesan High Schools for the 7th graders is set for March 24th from8:30 to 2:15. This is a day that the students can visit any archdiocesan highs schools. Most of our students visit either Archbishop Carroll or Bishop Shanahan. That being said, they can also visit any of the other 15 high schools in the dicoeses. This is not a day to visit private high schoosl; nor is it a day off from school.

At this time, Archbishop Carroll has contacted us about visitation. If your 7th grader plans to attend Visitation Day at Carroll this year, you need to sign up on the below link:
https://jcarroll.schooladminonline.com/portal/public_calendars/visitation_day  More details for the day will be sent in early March to all families who sign up.
7th Grade Practice Test Opportunity - Villa Maria
Saturday, 4/2 9am-12:30pm
On April 2, 7th grade students are invited to experience the type of entrance exam Villa Maria uses for admission—the High School Placement Test (HSPT)—to see how they may perform on the test in the fall. In taking the practice exam, students will have the opportunity to become familiar with the testing process as well as learn about their individual strengths and opportunities for growth. There will also be a Parent Q&A session at 9:00am Save your spot by registering now at vmahs.org.
7th Grade Practice Test Opportunity - Devon Prep
Saturday, 4/2 9am-12:00pm
Is your son currently in 7th grade? Are you starting to consider options for him for his High School years? Devon Prep will be hosting a PRACTICE HSPT exam on Saturday, April 2nd, 9am - Noon. Click here to sign up. $50 testing fee payable on the day.
7th Grade Events at Bishop Shanahan
Visitation Day - Thursday, 3/24
Register today at shanahan.org/visitbshs
7th Grade Practice Test Opportunity - Archbishop Carroll
Saturday, 4/5 - 4-7pm
 Click here and use code Z5 to sign your child up to sit for our practice test. They are also offering a parent tour that afternoon if you would like to walk through the school while your child is testing. You can click here to sign up for one of the tour time slots.

7th Grade Practice Test Opportunity - Sacred Heart Academy
Saturday, 4/30 - 8:45am
The Pre-HSPT is offered in order to give all 7th-grade students an opportunity to participate in a practice scholarship test prior to taking the HSPT (High School Placement Test) in the fall of 8th-grade. In order to help students achieve the most valid results, Sacred Heart Academy administers this test in the late spring when students have had the benefit of completing the vast majority of their 7th-grade curriculum. Click here to register.

The Foundation for Catholic Education is pleased to announce that they will be hosting their 1st Annual Golf Outing which will support the OCE (Office of Catholic Education) Endowment Fund for Elementary Education. This Golf Outing will be an extraordinary event held at Union League Liberty Hill Golf Course, in Lafayette Hill on May 17, 2022. With the help of their donors, this past year they were able to bring in over $8 Million in assistance to thousands of families across the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The Foundation has been an important part of the grade schools for the past 12 years and they are looking forward to setting up an endowment fund to continue to carry on our mission!

Merion Mercy Music Theater presents
Anastasia the Musical - 3/25-3/27
Based on the beloved animated movie from 20th Century Fox, Anastasia is both a heartwarming and heart-wrenching dive into one of history’s biggest unanswered questions: what happened to the Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov? Set amidst the turmoil of the Russian revolution, Anya–an amnesiac orphan stranded in what was once the Russian capital, St. Petersburg–is on a quest to rediscover her past which she believes lies in Paris. Anastasia explores one determined girl’s journey to find home, love, and family, as she discovers who she was and embraces who she is meant to be.

Saturdays are for STEM
CCIU STEM Saturdays from January to April 2022 - both in-person and virtual offerings. Click here for more information.
SNS Summer Camp Opportunities
Click here to download the 2022 SNS Summer Camp flyer and required forms.

Click here to download the 2022 Cooking with a Cause information and required forms.
Brothers of Borromeo Vocation Camp (B.B.V.C.)
Young men in grades 6th, 7th, and 8th are invited to join the Vocation Office for the Diocesan Priesthood and the Philadelphia Seminarians for B.B.V.C. on Saturday, April 9th. With the theme, To the Heights, this one-day camp provides young men a chance for great talks, activities, fellowship, games, and powerful prayer centered around the life and teachings of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati. The registration fee of $25 includes a t-shirt and lunch/snacks. Register by March 25th at HeedTheCall.org/BBVC or click here for flyer/registration form.
Sacred Heart Academy Summer Programs
Summer Enrichment and Sports Camps for girls entering 7th and 8th grades in 2022-23. This is a great opportunity to experience SHA as they begin their high school search. Early registration discounts are available now for one or two-week sessions - 6/13-17 and 6/20-24. For full camp descriptions - click here.
Merion Mercy Summer Programs
Registration is now open for Merion Mercy’s Summer Programs! MMA has a variety of academic, enrichment and athletic offerings for girls and boys, including our acclaimed pre-eighth grade Summer Academy (girls) and High School Placement Test Preparation course (girls and boys). They also have pre-ninth grade programs to get you High School Ready! Make sure you also check out their enrichment programs, such as Make Art! and Adventures in Science, and sports camps–Basketball, Field Hockey, Soccer, and Volleyball. Visit www.merion-mercy.com/summerprograms to download a full brochure and to register online. For more information, you may also contact Mrs. Gina Piccioni Briscella '06, Director of Summer Programs, at 610-664-6655 Ext. 128 or email her at gbriscella@merion-mercy.com.
Summer may feel far away, but we know how quickly those last few months of school can go! Be ready this year and order your Summer Solutions books today! Use SUMMER2022 before 2/28 and receive 20% off three (3) or more Summer Solutions books. This discount drops to 10% on March 1st. Click here to order.
STEM Summer Career Academies
The Chester County Economic Development Council has some exciting STEM Summer Career Academy opportunities for our students this summer. Use code PrivateAOP22 to receive a $100 off registration..